Psychology Courses

Investigate the mind

What makes people do the things they do? How does the mind work? How can you help others to lead their best lives?

These are the questions that fascinate you. A Bachelor of Psychology, Bachelor of Social Sciences (Psychology), or Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychological Studies from Western can help you find the answers.

Led by internationally-recognised psychology academics and practitioners, Western’s Psychology program is ranked in the top 200 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2021).

You’ll explore scientific techniques and methods to understand human cognition, affect and behaviour. Gain interdisciplinary and specialist knowledge that will set you up for a huge choice of careers.

Western also offers world-class postgraduate degrees in the growing areas of Clinical Psychology, Professional Psychology and Research.

Be prepared to take your career to the next level with a strong balance of theory and practical guidance.

Unlock the secrets of the mind. And unlock a world of unlimited potential.

Daniel shares his testimony of undertaking his honours year in Psychology.

learn from the best

Western has been ranked in the Top 200 Universities in the world for Psychology in the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject. We are also ranked in the Top 175 Universities for Psychology in the Times Higher Education 2020 Subject Rankings.


Psychology Facilities

Gain access to Western’s new, $30 million Science and Psychology building at Parramatta. Get practical experience at psychology testing labs situated at Parramatta, Bankstown and Penrith campuses.

HSC True Reward Early Offer Program

The HSC True Reward early offer program gives school leavers much needed peace of mind, providing an early offer into most programs at Western Sydney University based on Year 11 or Year 12 subject results.

Applications are now open to receive an early offer to begin in 2022.

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Looking to upskill, pursue a new career or challenge yourself by learning something new? Our online short programs will give you the skills and knowledge to take the next step in your career – or give you the academic credit to pursure futher study in a relevant area. 

Apply now to commence study in October!